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20th Dhaka Int’l Film Fest to begin January 15

20th Dhaka Int’l Film Fest to begin January 15

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The 20th edition of Dhaka International Film Festival’ (DIFF) will begin from January 15, 2022.    The theme of the nine-day festival is ‘Better Film, Better Audience and Better Society’.

The organisers released the official poster of the festival on Monday. 

The Festival has been organised on a regular basis by Rainbow Film Society. 

The festival will have a competition for ‘Asian Cinema Section’, ‘Retrospective’, ‘Bangladesh Panorama Section’, ‘Cinema of the World Section’, ‘Children Films Section’, ‘Women Filmmakers Section’, ‘Short and Independent Films Section’ and ‘Spiritual Films Section’.

This year ‘West Meets East’, a regular section of the festival will introduce ‘West Meets East Screenplay Lab’ where selected filmmakers will be given an opportunity to network with professionals including producers, distributors and programmers from the global industry.

The film screening will be held at Bangladesh National Museum Auditorium, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Central Public Library Auditorium, Alliance Francaise de Dhaka, Madhumita cinema Hall and Star Cineplexes.

 Earlier, the 19th edition of the festival showcased a total of 226 films from around 73 countries. 

 Rainbow Film Society has been organising DIFF since 1992 with the theme Better Film, Better Audience and Better Society. It has been working to promote a healthy cine culture in Bangladesh since 1977.